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Young Palestinians organize for aspired-liberation

Three young Palestinians, each carrying a different history, a different identity card from a different landscape--but from the same land--met for the first time thanks to the AFSC’s Palestine Youth Together for Change Project (PYTC). Each of them carries the burden of living under occupation, and each wants to be liberated in body and spirit.

SodaStream alternatives

SodaStream is not the only home carbonation system on the market.  Check this list for alternatives that are not manufactured in illegal settlements.

Boycott, divestment and sanctions explained

BDS is a form of economic activism that is premised on the idea that violations of Palestinians’ rights result not only from Israeli government policies and actions, but also from corporate and institutional policies and actions that support and sustain Israel’s occupation and violations of international human rights and humanitarian law.

5 Broken Cameras discussion guide and resources

This resource guide is intended to help facilitate discussion about the film “5 Broken Cameras” by social action groups, classes, and other interested parties. We hope that discussion of this important film becomes a vehicle for developing a greater understanding of the issues involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and nonviolent resistance in Palestine.  

5 Broken Cameras: Bil'in case study

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide includes a case study developed based on interviews conducted by AFSC in Bil’in.

5 Broken Cameras: discussion and action

This section of the 5 Broken Cameras Discussion Guide includes sample questions which can be used to guide discussions about the film and information about resources that interested individuals and groups can use to find out more about the situation in Bil’in, in Israel and Palestine, and about actions they can support that will help bring change. 

August 2013 Interfaith Peacebuilders Delegation Flyer

This delegation will explore current realities of life for Israelis and Palestinians, including settlements, the occupation, and the peace
process—by learning directly from those living there. We will also explore issues relevant to young people in the region, including
efforts to educate and empower future generations working towards a just resolution to the conflict. Our itinerary will feature meetings

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Occupy Greensboro at New Garden Friends Meeting

NGFM First Day Forum

Presentation to members of New Garden Friends Meeting.

AFSC members and other volunteers took part in an Occupy Greensboro presentation last week at New Garden Friends Meeting. The presentation focused upon the history of the Occupy Together movement and other grassroots movements across the globe, motivations for participation in the movement, and non-violent influences.

Refusing to Be Enemies: An Evening with Maxine Kaufman-Lacusta

Monday, June 6, 2011 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Refusing 2 B Enemies cover

cover of book

Anthology of Palestinian and Israel nonviolence activists

Presentation followed by discussion with author, on her interview-based study of more than 100 Israel and Palestinian nonviolent activists, their strategies and challenges in pursuing a just peace.  Copies will be available.

Sponsored by AFSC and BFUU-Social Justice Committee.  Wheelchair accessible.  Donations appreciated.

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